Israel Approves 4th Vaccine Dose For Most Vulnerable

Israel has approved a fourth vaccine dose for people most vulnerable to COVID-19, an official said Thursday, becoming one of the first countries to...

International Fans To Be Barred From Tokyo Olympics

At last it’s official after countless unsourced news reports and rumors: spectators from abroad will be barred from the postponed Tokyo Olympics when they...

Critically Ill Israeli Anti-Vaxxer Saved From Brink Of Death, Expresses Regret

A 49-year-old Israeli man who decided not to vaccinate due to anti-vax "fake news" spread on social media expressed his regrets for his anti-vax...

WAR ON VARIANTS: UK And 4 Nations To Fast-Track Modified Vaccines

Regulators in the U.K. and four other countries plan to fast-track the development of modified COVID-19 vaccines to ensure that drugmakers are able to...

Police Issue 1,000 Fines In Israel During Yom Ha’Atzmaut Lockdown

Over the course of the 27-hour enforced lockdown on Israelis during Yom Ha'Atzmaut to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus, police issued 1,091...

FDA Questions General Mills’ Cheerios Marketing

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to General Mills Inc. last week asking it to change how it promotes the...

An Immune System Trained To Kill Cancer

A year ago, when chemotherapy stopped working against his leukemia, William Ludwig signed up to be the first patient treated in a bold experiment...

Toronto Health Dept: Cellphone Use For Teens, Kids Potentially Unhealthy

Toronto's department of public health is advising teenagers and young children to limit their use of cellphones to avoid potential health risks. The advisory -...

Israel Delivers Booster Shots Of Vaccine To People Over 60

Israeli health authorities began administering coronavirus booster shots Friday to people over 60 who’ve already received both does of a vaccine, in a bid...

30-Yr.-Old Israeli With No Health Issues Dies Of COVID

A 30-year-old Israeli father of two with no underlying health conditions passed away of COVID-19 on Tuesday night. The niftar, Lior Mevorach, z'l, was a...

New Stroke Treatments Reduce Brain Damage

Giving stroke patients a caffeine-alcohol mixture in concert with a clot-busting drug was safe and led to better recovery, new research shows. One of the...

“A Race Against Death:” 1,433 Israelis Died In Jan., 1/3 Of All Virus Deaths

Israel confirmed 5,140 new coronavirus cases on Monday morning, with tests showing a still alarmingly high positivity rate of 9.7%. There are currently 68,331...

Canada To Require Negative COVID Test At Land Border Feb 15

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Tuesday that starting next week any nonessential traveler arriving in Canada by land will need to show a...

Smoking Damages DNA Within Minutes, Research Shows

Cigarettes start to destroy a smoker's DNA within minutes of inhaling, new research indicates, suggesting that the habit causes immediate genetic damage and quickly...

Health: It’s No Sweat!

Deodorants, antiperspirants, body sprays -- people go through considerable effort to hide the fact that they sweat. Sweating may not be everyone’s favorite thing...

Diabetes Group Backs Low-Carb Diets

For the first time, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has come out in support of low-carbohydrate diets for people with diabetes who want to...

Bereaved Husband Says His Wife Wasn’t Against Vaccines

Yehudah Ben-Shitrit, the husband of Asnat, z'l, who passed away of the coronavirus on Motzei Shabbos at age 32, told Channel 13 News that...

Israeli MD: “Younger Unvaccinated Patients Taking The Beds Of Older Vaccinated Patients”

Prof. Galia Rahav, director of the Infectious Diseases Department at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer who is considered one of the most senior...

As Israel’s 4th Wave Ebbs, Health Officials Fear New Variant Could Cause 5th Wave

Israel's fourth coronavirus wave has been showing signs of receding, with a steady decrease in the number of new daily cases in recent days. The...

Tracking Cancer Drug’s Effectiveness

Researchers say they can cheaply and easily track how effective some cancer drugs are at cutting off a tumor's blood supply by using the...

Israel: Reports Of Suspected Salmonella Cases Following Strauss Recall

Following the announcement on Monday of a massive recall of Elite chocolate products after salmonella was discovered in the factory's production line, there were...

Study Questions Need for Most People to Cut Salt

A large international study questions the conventional wisdom that most people should cut back on salt, suggesting that the amount most folks consume is...

Israel Shortens Quarantine From 7 To 5 Days

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Monday announced that he has accepted the recommendation of Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz to shorten quarantine for asymptomatic coronavirus...

Dealing with an Overweight Child – Part II

Part I of this article covered child and adolescent obesity –  the fact that it’s reached epidemic proportions both in the United States and...

Rosh Ha’Ayin Man Shot and Killed After Stabbing Police Officer

A police officer shot and killed a man in Rosh Ha'Ayin who was waving a knife and making threats on the street. The man's...

With Electrical Stimulation To The Spinal Cord, Paralyzed Man Walks Again

Electrical impulses sent to a paralyzed man’s spinal cord allow him to walk again, researchers say. Rob Summers, 25, can voluntarily move his feet...

New Drugs Trail Many Old Ones In Effectiveness Against Disease

Despite the more than $50 billion that U.S. pharmaceutical companies have spent every year since the mid-2000s to discover new medications, drugmakers have barely...

Only 1 Chareidi Diagnosed With COVID Over Pesach, As Rate Hits 9-Month Low

On Monday morning, the first day of Chol Hamoed in Israel and exactly a year after the Chareidi sector in Israel was amid the...

Gout Drug Shows Promise

A drug called rilonacept (IL-1 Trap) may reduce disease activity and pain in patients with chronic active gout. That's according to a non-randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled...

Baseline Exam Is Key to Eye Health

Even people with no signs or risk factors for eye disease can suffer vision loss and need to get baseline eye exams at age...

Study Dispels Link Between Autism and Measles Vaccine

Hoping to dispel long-running concerns that autism is linked to the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR), researchers now say a new study shows the childhood vaccine...

Media Influences Cancer Care

Cancer patients who research their disease on the Internet and in other media are more likely to get the latest treatments from their doctors,...

Can Spanking Cause Mental Illness?

Parents often ask me whether spanking is really so bad. After all, they were spanked as kids and they turned out fine. Plus, it's...

Soaking Potatoes Before Frying Cuts Suspected Carcinogen

Soaking potatoes in water before frying cuts down on the formation of the suspected carcinogen acrylamide, says a a new, British study. Acrylamide is created...

Simple Tips Keep The Flu At Bay

Between 5 percent and 20 percent of Americans will get hit by the flu bug this year, but some simple precautions can keep you...

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